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Democrats Abroad facilitates voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections McMaster’s Democrats Abroad chapter allows American students to vote in the 2020 U.S. Elections
Mar15

Democrats Abroad facilitates voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections McMaster’s Democrats Abroad chapter allows American students to vote in the 2020 U.S. Elections

Photo by Hannah Walters-Vida / Editor-in-Chief  By Donna Nadeem, Staff Writer American students studying at McMaster were given the opportunity to vote in the 2020 United States Democratic Party presidential primaries on March 5, 2020. McMaster’s chapter of Democrats Abroad facilitated voting, which took place between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on the third floor of the McMaster University Student Centre. Democrats Abroad is an organization...

McMaster study assesses condom use among Canadian adults A McMaster study on condom use finds that only 30 per cent of Canadians use condoms in penile-vaginal intercourse
Mar05

McMaster study assesses condom use among Canadian adults A McMaster study on condom use finds that only 30 per cent of Canadians use condoms in penile-vaginal intercourse

By Balsam Fasih, Contributor  A new study from McMaster University researchers is assessing condom use among Canadian adults. With a team led by Dr. Tina Fetner, the chair of the department of sociology at McMaster, the study surveyed 2300 Canadian adults’ condom use. It examined how often these adults used condoms during their last ten instances of penile-vaginal intercourse within a period of six months. Previous studies of this...

Potential COVID-19 case at McMaster University tests negative McMaster professor affirms that students are at low risk of infection
Mar05

Potential COVID-19 case at McMaster University tests negative McMaster professor affirms that students are at low risk of infection

Photo C/O Matteo Fusco By Hargun Kaur, Contributor and Shamir Malik, News Reporter On Mar. 2, McMaster University released a statement that a potential case of COVID-19 virus surfaced on Feb. 29 tested negative. What is COVID-19? The COVID-19 virus, also known as the novel coronavirus (nCov), has affected over 92,000 individuals and led to over 3200 deaths globally. COVID-19 is a coronavirus, a family of viruses responsible for a...

2020 HSR Referendum overshadowed by MSU Presidential Elections McMaster students set to vote on the future of the HSR bus pass
Jan29

2020 HSR Referendum overshadowed by MSU Presidential Elections McMaster students set to vote on the future of the HSR bus pass

Every three years, the McMaster Students Union, McMaster University and the Hamilton Street Railway negotiate a new bus pass agreement. The existing agreement, which was last voted on in 2017 and will conclude at the end of August, is coming to the end of its three year term. It now needs to be reevaluated through a referendum.  This year, McMaster’s HSR Referendum coincides with the 2020 MSU Presidential Elections, just as it did in ...

Hot Takes with MSU Presidential Candidate Giancarlo Dé-Re
Jan28

Hot Takes with MSU Presidential Candidate Giancarlo Dé-Re

Trisha Gregorio interviews MSU Presidential Candidate Giancarlo Dé-Re. Watch the video for some hot wings and hot takes: [Video Description: Trisha Gregorio sits down with MSU Presidential Candidate Giancarlo Dé-Re at Twelve Eighty for an interview. Trisha asked Giancarlo four questions as they ate wings of increasing heat and spice...